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Retaining Walls and Gateway Extending Approximately 120 Metres East of Kirby Hall, Gretton

Description: Retaining Walls and Gateway Extending Approximately 120 Metres East of Kirby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 229862

OS Grid Reference: SP9244192708
OS Grid Coordinates: 492441, 292708
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5244, -0.6389

Location: Gretton, Northamptonshire NN17 3EN

Locality: Gretton
Local Authority: Corby Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN17 3EN

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Listing Text

SP99SW (North side)
5/80 Retaining walls and gateway
17/04/72 extending approx. 120m. E of
Kirby Hall
(Formerly listed as Kirby Hall
including garden walls and


Retaining wall and blank gateway. Late C17 for Sir Christopher Hatton IV. Brick
wall, parts renewed with ashlar coping. Blank gateway of limestone ashlar forms
central feature. Blank arch with panelled back, rusticated pilasters and broken
pediment over. Flanking niches. Initials CH in spandrels of central arch. Base
of similar wall is attached at right angles to left. Forming retaining walls to
C17 raised walk. Owned by the Winchelsea estate, in guardianship of HMBCE. Kirby
Hall is scheduled as an ancient monument.
(Kirby Hall garden in included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade

Listing NGR: SP9244192708

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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